Rozhyshche (Ukrainian: Рожи́ще, Polish: Rożyszcze, Yiddish: ראזשישטש Rozhishch) is a town in Volyn Oblast, Ukraine. It serves as an administrative center of Rozhyshche urban hromada. Population: 12,483 (2022 est.)[1]

Rozhyshche
Рожи́ще
Rożyszcze (in Polish)
City
St.Michael Church in Rozhyshche (1920)
St.Michael Church in Rozhyshche (1920)
Flag of Rozhyshche
Official seal of Rozhyshche
Rozhyshche is located in Volyn Oblast
Rozhyshche
Rozhyshche
Rozhyshche is located in Ukraine
Rozhyshche
Rozhyshche
Coordinates: 50°54′47″N 25°16′12″E / 50.91306°N 25.27000°E / 50.91306; 25.27000Coordinates: 50°54′47″N 25°16′12″E / 50.91306°N 25.27000°E / 50.91306; 25.27000
Country Ukraine
Oblast Volyn Oblast
RaionLutsk Raion
Government
 • MayorVjacheslav Polishchuk
Elevation
182 m (597 ft)
Population
 (2022)
 • Total12,483
Websitehttp://mrada.org.ua/

HistoryEdit

It was a settlement in Lutsky Uyezd in Volhynian Governorate of the Russian Empire.

During the Second World War Axis forces occupied Rozhyshche in June 1941.

A local newspaper is published here since January 1945.[2]

In January 1989 the population was 14 391 people.[3] Town since August 1989.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2022 [Number of Present Population of Ukraine, as of January 1, 2022] (PDF) (in Ukrainian and English). Kyiv: State Statistics Service of Ukraine.
  2. ^ № 2643. Свет Октября // Летопись периодических и продолжающихся изданий СССР 1986—1990. Часть 2. Газеты. М., «Книжная палата», 1994. стр. 346
  3. ^ Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность городского населения союзных республик, их территориальных единиц, городских поселений и городских районов по полу